9780131630598: Fundamental Nursing Care

For courses in Fundamentals of Nursing LPN/LVN. Part of the Prentice Hall LPN/LVN-specific series. Looking at the practice of nursing from the LPN/LVN point of view, this streamlined but comprehensive text explains to students what they need to know and do in order to deliver safe and effective nursing care in a variety of settings and functions. It focuses on the information and essential skills that will help ensure clinical and NCLEX-PN test-taking success, as well as addresses the LPN/LVN scope of practice and relationship to the registered nurse.

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Looking at the practice of nursing from the LPN/LVN point of view, this streamlined but comprehensive book explains to learners what they need to know and do in order to deliver safe and effective nursing care in a variety of settings and functions. It focuses on the information and essential skills that will help ensure clinical and NCLEX-PN test-taking success, as well as addresses the LPN/LVN scope of practice and relationship to the registered nurse.

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What does an LPN/LVN need to know and to be able to do in order to deliver safe and effective nursing care? One look at Fundamental Nursing Care and you will see that from start to end, the answers to those questions are well provided! A comprehensive chapter-ending review section is just the beginning of outstanding features and elements woven throughout this book to ensure academic, clinical, and NCLEX-PN test-taking success. Content of the book is streamlined but thorough, allowing the student's focus to remain on the need-to-know information and essential skills. Course completion with this resource is just the beginning of a lifetime of nursing success.

    Features that promote success include:
  • Critical Thinking Care Maps, Test-taking Tips, and NCLEX-PN style questions
  • Sharing Experiences from nurses throughout the nation
  • Documentation samples, checklists, and a variety of special boxes related to client teaching and special populations
  • Nursing Care features, clinical alerts, discharge considerations, case studies, and collaborative care
  • Unit Wrap-Ups encourage individual reflection on today's important nursing issues: community, culture, critical thinking, and more
  • FREE CD-ROM provides an audio glossary, critical thinking questions, and NCLEX-PN style review questions.
  • FREE Companion Website provides chapter-specific online resources, including a syllabus manager, hyperlinks, case studies, NCLEX-PN style questions and an audio glossary.

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